Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Permission"

The meaning of "Permission" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does what does "By permission" mean?
I watched some Turkish dramas with E subtitles and saw this phrase (when they was joining in a meeting, they wanted to go out).
Is this natural in the situation? mean?
A: It's a polite expression that means "Allow me to go".
It's also used in Arabic (Esmahli) and ('an eznak) = (can I go?/ allow me to go)
Q: What does permission,schmermission mean?
A: It's a way of saying, "I don't care about permission!"

"Permission, schmermission" itself is not a common expression. What is common is the "[word], schm-[ord]" pattern. This pattern can be used with almost any word that you want.

Examples:
"Homework, schmomework. I'm just going to play video games tonight."
"Diet, schmiet. Don't you want to eat this cake?"
"Laundry, schmaundry. Just wear an old t-shirt instead."
Q: What does I give myself permission to do absolutely nothing every so often. mean?
A: It basically means "I let myself relax sometimes"

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Q: What does I have set up permissions for you. mean?
A:

It sounds like a computer password set-up response. did an IT person say this to you?
Q: What does Instead, it has become a political permission slip authprizing at least that much additional borrowing. ->what does 'slip' mean in the sentence? mean?
A: A document that officially allows you to do something. I gave a student a permission slip to go to the bathroom during class time.

Example sentences using "Permission"

Q: Please show me example sentences with permission slip.
A: You need to get a permission slip to go

Please sign this permission slip

Have your parents sign this permission slip for the field trip

You need to have a permission slip to do this
Q: Please show me example sentences with can, could, may, might- permission please?.
A: Can- can you please close the door
Could- could you please speak a bit louder
May - may i see your phone
Might- you might fall from the stairs if you do not look diwn while walking
Q: Please show me example sentences with permission, obligation, prohibition.
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A: The teacher gave me her permission to go home early.
She failed to fulfill her obligations as a parent.
A prohibition against parking on the street.
Q: Please show me example sentences with how can I express a permission using could
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A: Could I park here?
Could I have a glass of water!?

I could have been a movie star, if I wanted to.

I could 't go to the rated "R" movie because I was 15.

Synonyms of "Permission" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between You ought to ask permission of your teacher. and You should get permission from your teacher. ?
A: the second one is more natural
Q: What is the difference between It's I who am asking permission to adress the group. and It's I who is asking permission to adress the group. ?
A: The second way is the correct one.
Q: What is the difference between permission and approvement ?
A: Permission is usually not formal or written.
My father gave permission to watch TV.

Approval is frequently in writing:
The bank sent a loan approval letter. (The bank approved my loan and sent a letter to me.)
Q: What is the difference between without permission and without asking ?
A: without permission can include the scenario where you asked, and even though they said no, you did it anyway. without asking means you just did it without asking.
Examples:
Despite telling her no she went to the concert without my permission
She went to the concert without even asking me
Q: What is the difference between permission and approval ?
A: Approval means I agree with it as well.

Permission means I'll let you do it, I don't have to agree or support it.

Translations of "Permission"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? - when you ask permission or enquiries, Is it ok to use “by any chance”? like “Can I see you tonight by any chance?” Is this sounds strange? Could you please tell me how to use that idiom and give me example sentence. thanks
A: You would use ‘by any chance’ for something you don’t know about.

So it would be odd if you were expecting it.

Are you going to the game by any chance?

Will you be in Putney by any chance?

I wonder if they have mussels by any chance?

It also sounds as if you hope for that outcome.

If you want to express the same thing at the start of a sentence you can say:

Might I borrow your umbrella?

Might you be in later on?
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? To take permission to hold a bag when someone is carrying too many bags
Can I say.. Give some of the bags to me. I ll carry them.
A: "Give some bags to me. I'll carry them." sounds very demanding and could be interpreted as rude, especially if the person is a stranger.

It is better to use more polite language, example:

"Can/May I help/assist you with your bags?"

(choose either "can" or "may", and choose either "help" or "assist")
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? did you get consent/take permission from your spouse to take up / to get a job?
A: "Did you ask your spouse's permission to find/get a job?"

"Does your spouse know that you are getting/finding a job?"
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? ask a permission to visit(or browse or other words )a gymnasium to make sure if I will like it or not
A: "May I look around?"

Other questions about "Permission"

Q: I've already got a permission from the office.
Is it troublesome for you? It doesn't seem like you consider my suggestions.

I can withdraw the suggestion about summer school. What shall I do?
Does this sound natural?
A: I've already received permission from the office. Is it too much trouble for you? (Is it too much of an issue for you?) It doesn't seem like you're considering my suggestions.

If you desire, I can withdraw the(my) suggestion about the summer school. What shall I do?
Q: If I got permission, I will book the ticket tomorrow. Does this sound natural?
A: if I get permission, I will book the ticket tomorrow. is the right way of saying it.
Q: I've heard "permission" is from authority. What do you call personal "permission"? For eample, I just ask a friend if I can park my car in front of his house and request a "permission" from him. Does this sound natural?
A: @misokatsu: yes you can use the word "permission" it can be used both formally and casually
Q: I'm afraid we're unable to give you the permission to access to that system unless you are allowed to do that. Does this sound natural?
A: It's easily understood, but there are a couple of things that could be improved.

Firstly, "the" is unnecessary before permission, so you can just say "... unable to give you permission to ..."

Secondly, "to access to" is unnatural, the second "to" is unnecessary. It should just be "... permission to access that system ..." instead.

Thirdly, instead of "unless you are allowed to do that" it would be better to say "unless you are authorized to do that" or "unless you've been given special authorization" (or something similar to that).

Authorization is like a more formal permission that comes from a higher authority (e.g. the boss. CEO, etc.) that grants someone explicit authority or consent to do something. For things like access to protected areas, systems, or equipment, "authorization" is much more natural sounding.

Q: I didn't tell you because I thought that you shouldn't have given me the permission Does this sound natural?
A: "I didn't tell you because I thought you wouldn't have given me permission" is natural. I'd probably say "I didn't tell you because I thought you wouldn't have let me" though because it is more casual if you know the listener well e.g. friend or family.

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